If you read this blog, you almost surely use the LINGUIST list too. They are celebrating their 20th anniversary of serving our field — and anybody with internet access who has any vague or passing interest in language.More immediately, they've embarked on a big fund drive to support their operations. This year, they're doing a Linguistic Subfield Challenge. Here's the current subfield snaphot:Me, I'm a historical guy, and therefore deeply disturbed to see that we're lagging behind both syntax (now in the lead) and language acquisition.
The LINGUIST List fund drive is on. If you read this blog, you surely read LINGUIST sometimes and it's clearly one of the most valuable resources we have, for working scholars and for the public face of our field. Wisconsin, we have... Read Post
Morphology is making a come-back - at least, in the Linguist List subfield challenge. We have now outstripped discourse, phonetics, applied linguistics, history of linguistics, and many other fields. Just a little more and we could ... Read Post